People Watching 9/9/19

• After 13 years, Peter Balmes and TBC Corp./Midas International have parted ways. Balmes was vice president of design and construction. He oversaw day-to-day operations for the construction department at TBC, including new building construction, building and retail design, remodels, and more.

Honk Technologies — a company that connects drivers, towing companies and insurers — has named Rochelle Thielen as its executive vice president of partnerships, a newly created role tasked with leading the development of partnerships in the roadside assistance technology market. Thielen was Honk’s vice president of marketplace operations.